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MA

Education: Early Childhood

School of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences

Our MA will encourage you to reflect on your experiences of early childhood education. You’ll explore a broad range of issues and debates on learning, pedagogy and curriculum in early childhood education.
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Course description

This one-year, full-time course covers a broad range of issues, encourages students to reflect on their experiences of current early childhood education policy and addresses theory and research relevant to their interests.

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Modules

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Teaching

Teaching and learning takes place via lectures, weekly seminars, individual tutorials, discussion, active inquiry and investigations. Regular meetings with a personal tutor support and encourage your learning and understanding.

A weekly tutorial and a Study of Education course accompanies the taught modules.

Assessment

There are no formal written examinations. Assessment is by coursework and a 15–20,000-word dissertation.

Duration

1 year full-time

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in a related field is required.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.

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Contact

education-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 8177

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.